Washington : Government Printing Office
Pursuant to authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, 49 Stat. 1250 (U.S.C., title 48, sec. 358a), there is hereby designated as a native reservation for the use and occupancy of the native inhabitants of the village of Diomede, Alaska, and vicinity, the Island of Little Diomede, which is located in Latitude 65°41' N. and Longitude 168°55' W., which includes approximately 1.43 acres previously reserved by Executive Order No. 5289, dated March 4, 1930, for educational purposes, together with the waters adjacent thereto within 3,000 feet from the shore line at mean low tide. Little Diomede Island aggregates approximately 3,000 acres.
This order shall be subject to any valid existing rights or claims acquired prior to the date hereof and shall become effective only upon its approval by a majority vote of the natives residing in the above-described area, voting in the manner prescribed by the said section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936.
Done in the City of Washington, D.C., this 22d day of April 1946.
J. A. KRUG,
Secretary of the Interior.